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FOX Business
Dec 12, 2012 9:20am EST
reid they want to delay the implementation of the tax on medical devices. kirsten powers is here, ladies and gentlemen, what do you think of this. >> you're not going to make me defend this. stuart: defend what, the medical device tax or the senate? >> i think this is kind of the outrageous behavior on parts of the democrats. they should have known this was in the bill, right theoretically? >> i thought you'd shifted a little bit to the right. >> i've always been this way i've always been fair and look, i think that, i don't think they should be allowed to do this. if you're going to vote for obamacare and it does have taxes that are attached to it, part of the deal, you can't carve it out to protect your constituents. stuart: especially three weeks before. >> comes up at the election. stuart: it's a powerful group, 17 senate democrats that's a big churni chunk of the democrats-- >> won't be surprised if they get their way. you can't determine taxes and carve out for your powerful constituents to help you get elected. stuart: suppose it is delayed or abolished. suppose its for a
FOX News
Dec 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
, kirsten, thinking to get them, you know, really what they'd been trained to do in the sense of emergency and remember that this place is just, an idyllic kind of place. >> town, yeah, i mean, my brother is a teacher and i have so much respect for teacher and they love tear kids so much and i don't think, you know, this is the ultimate sacrifice that we saw what the teachers are doing. i think sometimes people don't always appreciate just how much they really do love these kids and really give their lives to them every single day and then in this way, in the ultimate way. and by throwing themselves in front of this gunman, they delayed, you know, enough for the first responders to get there because the first responders said there was so much ammo left over, that he basically, the shooter killed himself because the first responders showed up and i guess he didn't want them to be able to kill him or capture him. so, we don't even know how much worse the carnage would have been, had the principal, had the teacher not, you know, delayed him. >> like we've said, steve, we don't know so much ab
FOX Business
Dec 31, 2012 9:20am EST
is the leadership? kirsten powers is democrat who i think is drifting away from the obama camp. she will be joining us a little later. and a new year brings new hope for the formerly golden state of california, the chairman of the state's republican party, yes, there is such a thing, as a republican party in california, i think. join us. remember, we want to hear from you please, send your e-mails right now, we'll read some of them on the air as we go through this new year's eve. 7 early movers, where are we to start with. amazon, that stock is up 41% this year. the company says one of its directors is resigning and it's down 19 cents, that's it. 2.44 on amazon. electronics firm brady corporation acquired precision dynamics from the private equity owner, 300 million in cash, little change. private equity to buy financial advisory firm dustin phelps, 665 million bucks and phelps is not surprisingly up a lot. and netflix chief hastings gets his pay doubled, but half is died to the company's stock performance, netflix up 28% this year up a little more right now. fda approval mad
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 1:00am PST
angeles leslie marshall and from washington kirsten powers, both are democrats and fox news contributors. so on the level of brilliance, kirsten, how would you rate that memo? i don't know what is worse than an f? can i give you a g? >> bill: really? what a tough prop. >> yeah. you know, bill, to bring up cuba and china in connection with to raising taxes. >> bill: you made that connection? i was making some people want security over freedom. >> right. >> bill: i wasn't making the other one that you assert. maybe i should read it again to you, kirsten. >> i heard it. i heard it very well. >> bill: all right. you just miscategorized it there. >> raising taxes by 4 percentage points is some major infringement on freedom is absurd. >> bill: do you think that's the only income tax rise? >> even if you put every tax together. >> bill: yes. >> there is no major infringement happening here. >> bill: do youyou don't think t weakens your position in this world? >> weakens? >> bill: sure. here is kirsten powers she earns a nice salary, okay? every time she turns around in this country now there is
FOX News
Dec 30, 2012 11:00am PST
, byron york and kirsten powers. well, bill, you just heard mitch mcconnell say he is hopeful and optimistic. will congress pass something in the next 48 hours, something to avoid the fiscal cliff? >> i don't know. but i guess probably. and it will be a bad deal but i suppose better than doing nothing. amazing every working american's taxes will go up on january 1. they are doing nothing about the payroll tax which is a big increase, 2%. and we will have totally irresponsible defense cuts. everybody agrees this is probably bad policy to have middle class americans taxes go up and this is what congress thinks is a good deal. >> chris: i'm not sure they think it is a good deal but a deal that avoids the worst of the fiscal cliff. senator bayh, obviously we don't know what is your sense? no filibuster in the senate. you heard what lindsey graham said and do republicans pass whatever it is that the senate agrees to? >> i think the odds are some what better than 50/50, chris, that we get a minimal deal in the senate. not one that solves our debt problem as you pointed out earlier a
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am PST
the washington examiner and kirsten powers of the daily beast web site. you heard mitch mcconnell say he's hopeful and optimistic. will congress pass something in the next 48 hours, something? to avoid the fiscal cliff? >> i don't know. but, i guess, probably. and it will be a bad deal but i suppose better than doing nothing. and, every working american's taxes will go up january 1st if they do nothing about the payroll tax, a pretty big increase, and, defense cuts and everyone agrees, with that policy to have middle class americans' taxes go up, and, it totally irresponsible defense cuts and this is what congress thinks is a good deal. >> chris: i'm not sure it is a good deal but avoids the worst of the fiscal cliff. senator bayh -- obviously, we don't know, what is your sense, no filibuster in the senate? you heard lindsay graham and do republicans pass whatever the senate agrees to? >> the odds are somewhat better than 50/50 we get a minimal deal in the senate. not one that solves our debt problem, as you pointed out earlier and this is a prequel to going through it again around the f
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
news watch panel. judith miller is a pulitzer brize-winning investigative reporter, kirsten powers with the daily beast. on the phone with us, stanley foreman, the winner of three prizes for photojournalism, one of them this sering shot of a 9-year-old woman and her goddaughter. they were trying to escape a fire, made it out on on the fire escape and the platform collapsed. stanley snapped this photo just before the woman died, the little girl survived. stanley, let's start with you. you have been this that situation -- in that situation. every situation is slightly different, and it's my understanding you were not even in a position to be able to try to help these people because you were cordoned off by police, correct? >> well, that's not really -- i was not in a position. i wasn't cordoned off, but -- [inaudible] you have to remember that was a routine rescue. when i talked to the firefighter afterward, he said two more seconds he would have had them. he had climbed down from the roof, climbed onto the fire escape, explained to the girl and the god child that there would be a la
FOX Business
Dec 19, 2012 5:00pm EST
a chance in a second along with kirsten owers, daily beast columnist and fox news contributor and dan mitchell, cato institute. he will not be a grinch. >> swing gel bells, santa bailout smell. melissa: that was fantastic, good job. go down the list though. we had to joke this up frankly because it is so depressing. we're watching the government. the reason we're talking about this the government is beginning to get out of a lot of final set of shares of gm. if they tell out over the next 16, 18 months, price manages to stay where it is taxpayers will still be $7 billion in the hole in the whole thing but you know the government will call it victory and look forward to our next bailout which could be the fha. brian wesbury, what do you think? let's look at our list. who would you like to bailout? how do you feel about the fha? >> if i look at your list, your full list, melissa, it is the post office that is the next on the list. melissa: yeah. >> but eventually, you know, one of the things that's happened in the economy over the last few years is that the only people making long-term
FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
. kirsten powers and sindcated columnist krauthammer. >> what do you make of this? >> moldestly optimistic. they work out a deal before. they did when the talks over the debt limit fell apart. they can do it again. they can raise the income level for having the taxes raised. president offered $400,000 rather than $250,000. $400,000. people over that pay more last week. got it to $500,000, i personally talked to members of congress conservative republicans who would go along with that. then maybe 400,000 is enough. they will come up with something. if they threw in the amt, not letting it hit 30 million more people. a deal is there to be had. if anybody can put it together, it's reid and mcconnell. they are good at this. >> a deal has been there to had for quite some time. not sure what the republicans with -- what the problem with the republicans is. obama in the end will have won this. it's, if this guess up for a vote. if his package goes up for a vote it will put them in a situation they have to vote against the tax cut. they are not going to want to do. it will cobble together a coalit
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am EST
the fiscal cliff. and, it is time now for our sunday group, bill kristol of the weekly standard. kirsten powers from the daily beast web site, radio talk show host, laura ingraham and fox news political analyst, juan williams. well, this week, someone gave me a new way to think of the way we are accumulating the huge national debt, in the country. bear with me for a moment. it is complicated but it is resting. under president obama the debt increased $5.7 trillion. the estimated cost of recovery from hurricane sandy, is $50 billion. so the rate at which our debt is increasing, is as if a new hurricane sandy hit the u.s. treasury every two weeks. given that, though, what do you think of the president's new stripped-down plan which would reduce the debt by less than 2 sandies in the first year? >> the president is not serious about reducing the debt and that has become evident over the last four years, as we continue to grow the deficit and it will be evident over the next four years, on the other hand, we have a practical problem, ten days from now, the fiscal cliff and on that, i think a
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
talking about and reflecting on this morning. we are glad to do that this morning with kirsten powers, "daily beast" columnist and fox news contributor and tony saying, former press aide to gop vice-presidential nominee and jack kemp and radio news service. good morning to both of you. as we try to shake off so tom extent and make real assessments about it. you both grew up roughly when i did. we had fire drills once in a while. my children go to school, we talked over the weekend. they said oh, yeah we have three different kinds of drills we do. once a month do rotating drill. one to get as far away from the school as possible. in the other we're supposed to barricade ourselves into a room. they go through the rituals, tony, on a regular basis as kids do across the country. you have schools saying we're bringing in additional security. we didn't grow up like this. what's going on? >> martha, i think we're so united right now over this tragedy which affects anybody. any person with a heart beat in america suffers for the families and lost people and children especially in massacre and
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 11:00am PST
of going over the fiscal cliff. time for our sunday group. bill kristol of the weekly standard. kirsten powers. laura ingraham and fox news political analyst juan williams. >> this week one gave me a new way to think of the way we are accumulating the huge national debt. it is interesting. under president obama the debt increased $5.7 trillion. the estimated cost of recovery from hurricane are sandy is $50 billion. so the rate at which our debt is increasing is as if a new hurricane sandy hit the u.s. treasury every two weeks. given that, bill, what do you think of the president's new stripped down plan which would reduce the debt by less than 2 sandys in the first year. >> the president is not serious about reducing the debt. that was evident the last four years and will be evident the next four years. we do have this practical problem ten days from now of the fiscal cliff. i said republicans would be well advised to accept the fact that president obama won the election and minimize the damage that will be done by the tax increase that is coming. >> chris: you would go for the stripped
FOX Business
Dec 19, 2012 9:20am EST
cliff. joining us, kirsten powers, this is upon, i say this is a lousy deal. may be good politics, but for the economy it's bad news. so, kirsten, moderate democrat, i know what you are. should we take this lousy deal or should we just go over the cliff? what do you say? >> well, i think going over the cliff would be very bad because it would send a message that, i mean, the truth, honestly, that we have a completely dysfunctional system and the markets would probably not react well and we may see a credit downgrade and so that's not an ideal situation. and that said, i agree with you, it's a lousy deal. and the idea that they're just going to sort of kick the can down the road and have the frame work and deal with it later which means we know they'll never deal with it, it's a problem. >> my problem is that the administration, in fact, nobody's really suggesting concrete cuts in a-- or reform, i should say to entitlement programs, and it's busti busting our budget wide open and creating this massive debt. nobody is going to deal with it. and i know you're a moderate democrat, you
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 9:20am EST
rates on the rich. kirsten powers, who i think has shifted to the right just a little recently, kirsten powers will be with us and defend the president's position. the city of huron, south dakota wants to ban eating while driving. all rise, the judge will have something to say about that. what can you legislate. what can you regulate in terms of behavior when you're driving. no eating? we want to hear from you e-mail us at and seven early movies.tibco so and pandora, bad news, down it goes. citi cutting 11,000 jobs and going to save a billion bucks a year. up a buck 30 on that one. seismic equipment supplier named mitchum, posted what's described as a surprise loss. down 17%. and a defense contractor, posted higher profits. better than expected. maker of tommy bahama and lilly pulitzer brands. and disappointing, down you go, 12% down there and then facebook, joining nasdaq 100 one week from today. it's down 13, but it's at 27 now. work hard, all your life and build up an estate and leave it to your kids, and like to. the government takes, and attorneys say what t
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 11:30am PST
and daily beast columnist kirsten powers. i'm jon scott. fox news watch is on right now. now. >> you were aware of the security risk there, we've read the cables. you were fully aware and either you send people there with security or you don't send them there. >> i looked at the people streaming through the front gate in benghazi, that wouldn't have taken that much to stop that attack if indeed they'd have been-- they would have responded to it immediately. >> the president and high level officials of this administration immediately after the attack and for days afterwards kept talking an overwhelming part of their discussion of the issue dealt with movie rage about these muslims being upset about portrayi portraying mohammed in a bad way in some movie on youtube. >> jon: those are the congressional hearings that began this week to try to piece together some of the details surrounding the deadly terror attacks on our embassy in benghazi. the attacks killed four americans, including our ambassador on september 11th. so, jim, this accountability, accountability review board appointed by the
FOX News
Dec 2, 2012 12:30pm PST
, contributor. and kirsten powers. >> jon: i'm jon scott, fox news watch is on right now. ambassador susan rice asked for a face-to-face meeting with some of her most focal critics to make things better. the meeting took place and appears to have made things worse. >> rice herself asked for the meeting, but the effort to smooth things over didn't exactly work. >> for the first time she acknowledged her comments were wrong. >> susan rice has been depi depicted from everything as a thrown under the bus sacraficial lamb to a willing political accomplice. >> and ambassador susan rice meeting on capitol hill with some of her critics, how she wrongly characterized the attacks in benghazi on september 11th and as reported, the meeting did not clear things up. >> we are significantly troubled by many of the answers that we got and some that we didn't get. >> i'm more troubled today knowing, having met with the acting director of the cia and ambassador rice. >> and more convinced than ever that it was unjustified to give the scenario as presented by ambassador rice and president obama before an election
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 3:00pm PST
that is all of them believe they must. bring in the panel. jonah goldburg. kirsten powers if for daily beast. syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. begin with the president's statement today that happened mid-day. he framed it as ed henry said as campaign style event. middle class families behind him. didn't have a lot of details and has had the same feel as he has had many times on the stump. >> i found it astonishing. he comes out with incredible arrogance. spikes the football on the republicans and rubs in they were resisting a raise in rate and he made them do it. of course, as always, he places himself hobbing benignly at olympian level above the fray. where the children are playing in the sand box and he is asking that everybody be reasonable. as if he just arrived in washington on a tourist visa. he goes in detail. he says i'm giving the republicans zero on spending. i mean zero. not even discretionnary spending. this is after he killed a proposal from the minority leader senate. for the tiniest changes in cost of living, a technical change. that is rejected. tax hikes all in rate
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm PST
hayes for "weekly standard." kirsten powers for daily beast. syndicated columnist, charles krauthammer. charles? >> look, i love when the president says we need conceptual break through. meaning the republicans have to accept a hike in rates. what he means is a political surrender. because there is no economic reason why you cannot raise the money he wants raised. by doing it through eliminating deductions, inclusions and credit. number one as we saw he, himself, said so. a year-and-a-half ago. secondly, the same debt reduction commission he appointed and then ignored. spoke about raising much more through eliminating deductions and loopholes. and credits. broadening the base. at the same time, lowering the rates. that is the economic ideal. everybody understands it's what happened in '86 in the tax reform. it's what was recommended in the debt reduction commission. in their three scenarios in one of them, they eliminate so many deductions that they would lower upper rates to 23% and still come out revenue neutral. so, of course, it can be done. break through the president is talking a
FOX News
Dec 9, 2012 11:00am PST
over same-sex marriage. it's time for our sunday group. bill kristol of the week by standard, kirsten powers from the daily beast website. kim strassel and juan williams. bill, what do you see as the significance of the supreme court deciding to take on this issue? >> i think they pretty much had to because there are serious issues at the supreme court level and they have to resolve situations where congress passed legislation and there's a fight at the state level in cal. i think the court will be cautious. they've learned, especially justice roberts court is wary of roe v. wade and will not throw out arrangements in 30 or 40 states and will resolve the case. only section 3 is as issue. i believe the court does not want to be overturning arrangements throughout the country on something to delicate. they've learned a lesson that that's not the right role. >> that's talk about that. people are making the comparison to 1973, roe v. wade. 37 states, by law or in their constitutions now ban same-sex marriage but they're legal in nine states as well as the nation's capital, washington, d.c
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 1:00am PST
and fox news analyst, kirsten powers. so the lansing thing, i don't think this is isolated and the networks knew about it because it was on every web site in the world. and they chose not to bring it to their viewers. >> yeah. >> bill: why do you think? >> i can't speak for them, but i certainly can say whenever there was a tea party rally and they found one sign out of 500 people that was racist, then they would use that to show that the entire movement was racist. so it seems odd in this situation that they would ignore a story that makes the ruins not look very good and in the clips you showed, talk being how there is a lot of anger and that seems to be a good example of anger. >> bill: were you ever a reporter? >> huh-uh. >> bill: i was a reporter for many, many years. i'll tell you, video like this, golden. golden. stuff like this, you would have to put it in your package. >> yeah. >> bill: yet all three, marjorie, all three leave it out. can you -- do you have any explanation at all? is there any reason that you think ha would have happened? >> well, it was widely cov
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 3:00pm PST
. for analysis go to washington, d.c. and panel. fred barnes of "weekly standard." kirsten powers for daily beast. syndicated columnist charles krauthammer. charles, words today? >> the first thing to say in looking at this or analyzing this requires a huge amount of humility. the true fact is we do not know and often even after these events are analyzeed and thought through, we really don't know. this is the problem of evil. and it's been struggled with forever. what we know about the current shooting is that people are divided in three camps. three elements. psychology of the shooter, you have the weapon, and you've got the cultural environment. people will choose whichever cause they want to blame. they will say it's guns that were available. laws ought to be tightened, although the brady campaign says connecticut has the four strictest laws in the country. then you have the environment. people on the right, tend to say that our culture decen decenttizing young -- de-sensitizing people in movies and video games to kill in way older generation find disturbing. i tend to gravitate toward the psy
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 8:00am PST
and kirsten powers, a daily beast columnist. i guess chuck todd would have us believe that susan rice, ambassador rice's statements on the morning shows about what happened in benghazi played no role whatsoever in her decision to withdraw her name from consideration, judy. >> well, of course, this is just -- it's ludicrous. chuck todd has been a great defender of susan rice, and i have been very, very critical -- as you know, jon and kirsten -- of the administration's handling of the benghazi disaster. but i will say this, the response to susan rice, the focus on her, the killing of the messenger is, as joe scarborough has said, disproportionate. and i find it very unusual that this campaign, though led by republicans, was quickly joined by liberals and by left-wingers who accused susan rice of being too cozy with african dictators. she was getting it from all sides. what really, really offends me is the personal natures of the attacks on her by journalists who should have known better. maureen dowd called her too ambitious, too unprincipled for the country. dana mill banks said that
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 10:00am PST
likely to die if a person has a gun. >> kirsten is wrong. she grew up in fairbanks. nobody would go outside the city limit and go on a walk on a trail without a pistol because of the natural threats there. in big cities where they ban gun ownership or reasonably restrict it. there are 20,000 you laws already. when you say you shouldn't be fired forecasting an opinion? ask don imus about that. megyn: and hank williams. >> are we comparing wanting gun laws to saying racist things? megyn: controversial comments. >> there has to be an allowance for people to have opinions. megyn: hold that thought. we are going to take it back up on the other side of the break. thank you both. constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. i put away money. i was 21, so i said, "hmm, i want to retire at 55." and before you know it, i'm 58 years old. time went by very fast. it goes by too, too fast. ♪ but i woul
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 6:00am PST
taxes and the sort of silence of new york politicians. kirsten gillibrand, i guess our junior senator from new york, and chuck schumer, our senior senator from new york. i'm a new yorker. you know, are these guys living in another world? do they think they're live anything kansas? new yorkers, a family of four living in long island can easily have $250,000 a year in annual income, they are not rich. but chuck schumer will not address that issue. neither will kirsten gillibrand. they should. because they're leaving a lot of their constituents out in the cold on this one. martha: senator schumer's gone so far as to suggest that the rich number should be a million dollars -- >> but where is he? martha: yeah. i guess he was just murmuring that into a corner. [laughter] that is what he's saying, right? not vociferously enough, in your opinion. >> i've heard him say that, but i've not heard him advocate that. kirsten gillibrand is nowhere to be found in all this. listen, i'm not saying we should cry for people who make $250,000 a year, but jest let's put it in context. if you live in califo
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
citizen powers fox news analyst. are you surprised by the survey kirsten. >> no, i'm not surprised because that's been the bulk of the discussion that's been happening so it would make sense that that's how they would be covering it pretty much the only thing that's been discussed between the republicans and the democrats have been the fact that obama wants to let the bush tax cuts expire for the wealthy and the in terms of spending cuts, the production republicans have just as of yesterday did a counter offer but nothing specific. there wasn't nothing to talk about in terms of cuts. >> bill: lack of specificity on what should be cut has drained the discussion into a simple let's raise taxes on the wealthy. >> yeah. there are no cuts to cover. >> bill: i don't know why kristen diane sawyer wants to raise her own taxes, do you know? >> i think there is truth in what kirsten was saying as far as it's much simpler to continue this same debate we had through the entire campaign to move on to that you subject. >> if you say you wanted to cut the department of energy or the department of educati
Dec 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
not be allowed to enter into any such union and now we have president, kirsten, who came out in favor of same sex marriage and wants to leave it as a state issue, not a national law and some people, as the judges are comparing it to the '70s when opinion was evolve on abortion, and, the states seemed to be working it out and the court came down with a big ruling and, 40 years later we are still having the holy war on the issue. how do you see the court reacting do you see them, some people would say, creating a constitutional right? or do you think they are going to be narrow and modest in their decision. >> it would be a surprise if they did such a broad ruling and, just ginsburg talked about this a lot. roe vs. wade, how they should have left it to the states and let it play out and i suspect, the map you put up, tells the whole story, you look at that many states who banned it versus how many approved it, it gives you a good sense where the country is on the issue. yes, it is moving you in a direction and i expect at some point it will be -- the court will rule on it and rule that it is a cons
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